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E-cigarettes and vaping linked to depression, heart problems, says study

Nicotine can quicken the heart rate and raise blood pressure

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March 9, 2019

 

Man dies of heart attack inside a police van in Karachi

The deceased was the general secretary of Gadani Shipyard Association

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February 17, 2019

 

Bollywood actor Govinda’s nephew found dead at his apartment

His family says he died of a heart attack

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January 24, 2019

 
 

Getting to hospital on time essential for heart attacks: experts

Cardiovascular disease is the world’s biggest killer and 17.5 million people die of it every year

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September 29, 2018

 

PTI’s MPA in Punjab Assembly, Ghulam Abbas Khakhi, passes away

Ghulam Abbas Khakhi had won a Multan seat with 47,429 votes, defeating PML-N candidate Mehdi Abbas Langah

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August 15, 2018

 

The drug regulatory authority is recalling heart medication that could cause cancer

The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan has stopped nine companies from producing and distributing a drug used to control blood pressure and prevent heart failure because it may cause cancer. The authority says the drug, valsartan, has chemicals that may cause cancer and has also recalled it from markets. The move comes after the United…

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July 15, 2018

 

Heart attack risk rises 6 times in week post-flu: study

NEWS DESK: People who get the flu may face a six-fold higher risk of heart attack in the week following infection, said a study released on Wednesday, that bolsters the need for widespread vaccinations against the flu, reported AFP. The risk of heart attack — or myocardial infarction — is particularly acute in older adults,…

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January 25, 2018

 

Women three times more likely to die than men after heart attack: Study

ISLAMABAD: Fewer women who suffer a heart attack would die if they were given the same treatments as men, a new study found. Researchers analysed the outcomes of 180,368 Swedish patients who suffered a heart attack over a 10-year period. They found women were three times more likely to die than men in the year…

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January 9, 2018

 

Heart attack care dangerously unequal for women, study finds

NEWS DESK: Fewer women who suffer a heart attack would die if they were given the same treatments as men, a new study found, reported BBC. Researchers analysed the outcomes of 180,368 Swedish patients who suffered a heart attack over a 10-year period. They found women were three times more likely to die than men…

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January 8, 2018

 

Erica Garner, activist daughter of New York chokehold victim, dies at 27

FILE PHOTO: Eric Garner’s daughter Erica Garner takes part in candlelight vigil at the site where her father died in July last year after being put in a chokehold, during a Martin Luther King Day service in the Staten Island borough of New York, U.S., January 19, 2015. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo NEWS DESK: Erica Garner,…

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December 31, 2017

 

Broken heart can cause same type of long-lasting damage as heart attack

NEWS DESK: Severe emotional stress can prompt a sudden heart condition that poses the same sort of long-term damage as a heart attack, new research has found, reported The Independent. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy – or “broken heart syndrome” – affects at least 3,000 people in the UK and is typically triggered by traumatic life events such…

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November 17, 2017

 

Habit of quick eating may land you in big trouble

ISLAMABAD: The speed at which you eat could determine whether you’re at a risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. According to a preliminary research, slow eaters are less likely to develop metabolic syndrome – a cluster of conditions including high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity and abnormal cholesetrol levels, that can multiply a person’s risk…

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November 16, 2017

 

E-cigarettes containing nicotine linked to higher risk of heart attacks, strokes

Many people consider e-cigarettes a healthier alternative to regular cigarettes. But according to a new study, they could increase your risk of heart attack and stroke if they contain nicotine, reported The Independent. Researchers from the Karolinska Institute, a medical university in Stockholm, found that vaping devices containing nicotine can result in a stiffening of…

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September 14, 2017

 

Cholesterol drug reduces death in men without heart disease

WASHINGTON: A cholesterol drug reduced by 28 percent the mortality rate among men who had high cholesterol but no heart disease, according to new research out. In the longest such trial to date, spanning 20 years, researchers at Imperial College London found that 40 miligrams daily of pravastatin reduced deaths from heart disease in participants…

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September 7, 2017

 

Women dying from heart attack nearly halved in two decades: Study

ISLAMABAD: Study has recently found that the gender gap in death from heart attack has reduced to half over the past two decades particularly in younger women. According to Health News, findings suggested that in-hospital mortality of patients with an acute heart attack fell by at least half over the 20-year period. The differences in…

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August 28, 2017

 

Shingles boosts risk of heart attack, stroke: study

MIAMI: People who develop shingles — a re-activation of the chicken pox virus which commonly affects older people — may face a ballooning risk of heart attack or stroke, South Korean researchers said. Their study found that people with shingles saw an overall 41 percent higher risk of cardiovascular events, such as heart attack or…

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July 4, 2017

 

People with strong handshake face lesser risk heart attack, stroke

ISLAMABAD: Testing the strength hand’s grip could be a life-saver, as new study has shown that it’s the easier and affordable way to predict heart attack and stroke risk.

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July 4, 2017

 

People with strong handshake face lesser risk heart attack, stroke

ISLAMABAD: Testing the strength hand’s grip could be a life-saver, as new study has shown that it’s the easier and affordable way to predict heart attack and stroke risk. As per an international study of almost 140000 adults from 17 culturally and economically diverse countries, weak grip strength is linked with shorter survival and a…

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July 3, 2017

 

Statins don’t cause muscle pain: study

PARIS: Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may have been wrongly blamed for muscle pain and weakness, said a study Wednesday that pointed the finger at a psychological phenomenon called the “nocebo” effect.

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May 3, 2017

 
 
 
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